Family Justice Center in Georgetown, SC
WhenIt's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.
Where1530 Highmarket StGeorgetown, SC 29440
General Qualifications for all Volunteers:
- Must be at least 18 years of age.
- Complete a volunteer application.
- Family Justice Center volunteers must submit to a background check and have a clear record in order to volunteer at the Family Justice Center (FJC pays for all background checks).
- Complete initial and additional volunteer training.
Specific Qualifications/Job Descriptions
Office Assistant: Contact partners and supporters, copy support, assemble information packets, assist with mailings and answer business phones.
Fundraising/Special Event: Assist with initial planning, set-up and/or clean-up. FJC is involved in numerous community events that require a booth which provides information for the community on domestic violence. The volunteer staffing the booth will be responsible for distributing FJC materials and answering questions that the public may have related to domestic violence. This may also give the volunteer an opportunity to recruit new volunteers.
Donations: Help sort donations.
Resale Shop & Tea Room: Staff the resale shop and tea room. Help sort donations and maintain the resale shop.
Child Enrichment Program: FJC conducts support groups for the clients of Family Justice Center. Assistance with child care is needed during groups and individual counseling sessions. Childcare may include activities, games, and crafts at the main office or at the shelter.
Court Watch (coming soon): The Court Watch Project is a volunteer-staffed program in which court proceedings in the Domestic Violence cases in Horry and Georgetown County Court are monitored.
Speakers Bureau (coming soon)
The Speaker’s Bureau is a well-trained group of volunteers able to speak to professional and paraprofessional groups about domestic violence and Family Justice Center. Experience in public speaking, community involvement and/or public relations are required.
Transportation: Many of FJC clients do not have access to a vehicle and therefore need transportation to and from their appointments. FJC also needs assistance with picking up donations from individuals or businesses in the community.
Outings for Clients: With pre-approval FJC will provide funds for the volunteers to take the FJC clients and/or children to special outings such as; beach, parks, shopping, movies, ballgames or other special events.
- Administrative Support
- Retail / Sales
- Customer Service
- Child Care
- Community Outreach
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- Minimum 8 hours per month